Neil Landau




Neil Landau (UCLA TFT, Lead) serves as Professor and Associate Director of the MFA Screenwriting Program at UCLA TFT. Neil'scredits include Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, Melrose Place, The Magnificent Seven, Doogie Howser, M.D., and The Secret World of Alex Mack. Neil also served as Executive Script Consultant in the international divisions of Sony Pictures. His four animation credits include Tad: The Lost Explorer (aka Las Adventuras de Tadeo Jones), for which he earned a

Spanish Academy “Goya” Award, Gaudi Award, and Cinema Writers’ Circle Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He’s the author of the five bestselling books: inducing 101 Things I Learned in Film School, and his latest book, TV Writing on Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era.